The biggest difference between good science and religion

February 10, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More

The difference between good science and any religion. Good science is proudly self-critical. The Edge 2014 annual question, answered by almost 200 writers, is this: “Ideas change, and the times we live in change. Perhaps the biggest change today is the rate of change. What established scientific idea is ready to be moved aside so that science can advance?”

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Category: Pseudo-science, Science, scientific method

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  1. grumpypilgrim says:

    I have always thought the biggest difference between good science and religion is that science is based on evidence and religion is not. Paradoxically, I have heard some promoters of religion claim that this difference makes religious beliefs superior to science. Or, at least, their particular religious beliefs.

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